The Star (Malaysia)

YANGON, Myanmar (The Star/ANN) - Deputy Commerce Minister U Aung Htoo said the planned multi-billion dollar Kyaukphyu Deep Seaport project will be developed with the contribution of 70 per cent by the China International Trust and Investment Corporation Consortium (CITIC) and 30 per cent by Myanmar.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) – The WWF report on plastics looked at China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam - which contribute 60 per cent of the estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic that enter the world's oceans each year.

BEIJING (The Star/ANN) - The meeting, which will be attended by Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi and his counterparts from Asean nations, is scheduled to be held from tomorrow to Friday in Vientiane, Laos.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) – Has Duterte wasted his immense 2016 electoral mandate and personal popularity (87 per cent as of December 2019 according to the pollsters Pulse Asia)? 

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - After an 83-year-old American woman on board the ship tested positive for Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) after flying into Malaysia, the remaining passengers on the MS Westerdam cruise ship in Cambodia will not be allowed to enter Malaysia.

PETALING JAYA (The Star/ANN) – It is understood that 138 of the 222 MPs have thrown their support behind the Prime Minister. This is just short of 10 seats needed for a strong two-thirds majority.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) – Kim Jong-nam, the eldest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and once heir apparent, and estranged half-brother to current supreme leader Kim Jong-un, probably never expected that Feb 13, 2017, would be the day he drew his last breath.

CYBERJAYA, Malaysis (The Star/ANN) – The Prime Minister said the criticism was not levelled against the American public.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) – A sea change happened two years ago, and now, rumblings of another revamp to the country’s administrative landscape is expected to keep eyeballs peeled on newsfeeds.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Most medical tourists who come to Malaysia for treatment do so because of word of mouth.